Thursday, October 3, 2013

Penn State: Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (tenure-track)

Title: Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (tenure-track)
Vacancy#: 39996
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)
Campus Location: UP
Number of Jobs: 1
Affirmative Action Search Number:  023-126
Announce Start Date: 07/16/2013
Closing End Date: Until Filled

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) (, College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University seeks candidates for a full-time continuing (36-week) tenure-track position of Assistant Professor to begin Spring 2014 or Fall 2014.

The responsibilities of this position will be to establish or continue a line of research in a specialty area(s) related to adult speech and language or phonology. Specialty interests in aphasia, apraxia, neuroscience, neurogenics, neuromotor disorders and/or aging considered a plus. In addition, will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialty; supervise undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research; be actively involved in enhancing and building the Ph.D. program; provide service to the Department, College, and University; and contribute to the clinical aspects of the program. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaborations across the University Park and Hershey Medical Center campuses. These collaborations include the Penn State Social Science Research Institute, the Center for Healthy Aging, the Social, Life, and Engineering Sciences Imaging Center (which houses a human electrophysiology facility and a 3 Tesla fMR unit), the Penn State Center for Language Science, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, and numerous departments including Biobehavioral Health, Psychology, Kinesiology, Bioengineering, and departments in the College of Medicine.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D., with an active research and scholarship plan. Previous teaching experience and/or post-doctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP is highly desirable. Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application including a personal statement addressing vision and interests regarding research and teaching, current curriculum vitae, copies of relevant research articles or presentations, 

Ingrid M. Blood, Ph.D., ASHA Fellow
Chair of the Search Committee
Communication Sciences and Disorders;
c/o Sharon Nyman, Administrative Assistant;
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders;
The Pennsylvania State University;
308 Ford Building;
University Park, PA 16802.

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Please indicate “Assistant Professor position” in subject line of email correspondence.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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